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Paper industry focusing on efficiency

3 Mar 2014


CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries) has published its latest report on the sustainability of the European pulp, paper and board industries. It shows that the whole industry, including cartonboard packaging, is focusing on innovation and resource efficiency while advancing the bio-based economy.
Furthermore, the European industry continues its good record on its environmental performance in [...]


Valmet to supply a paper machine rebuild for Sappi’s mill in Austria

10 Feb 2014

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Valmet will rebuild a paper machine at the Gratkorn mill of Sappi Austria Produktions GmbH. Valmet’s large rebuild delivery will include the modernisation of all the main sections of the paper machine and targets to improve end product quality. The rebuilt production line will start-up during the last quarter of 2014.
Whereas the value f the [...]


Friends of the Earth calls for buyers to be sceptical of APP

22 Apr 2013

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Pulp timber suppliers to controversial paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) are continuing to log tropical forest and dig drainage canals through peat soils in Kalimantan, regardless of the new Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) launched with much fanfare by APP and parent group Sinar Mas last month. 
Over the same period that heavy machinery was [...]


Russian paper mills show growth in production

5 Feb 2013


In 2012 Koryazhma Mill (Arkhangelsk Oblast) manufactured 1, store 101, pharmacy 000 tons of pulp and paper products. This is 4% above the 2011 output.
The figures include 381,000 tons of market pulp, with a 7% increase as compared to the previous year.
Market containerboard production has gained 1% to reach 486,000 tons.
Paper output increase amounted to [...]


APP’s latest promise no more than protecting already protected forest

26 Jul 2012


The “sustainability roadmap” issued recently by controversial Indonesia deforester Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) dramatically backtracks on a series of promises it has made – and broken – previously, an analysis by the Riau NGO coalition Eyes on the Forest has found.
“We were abundantly justified in not trusting their 2004 Sustainability Action Plan promise to [...]


Recovery boiler comes on line

15 Jun 2012

At eight a.m. on Tuesday 12 June Iggesund Paperboard?s new recovery boiler and turbine came on line at Iggesund Mill. At almost 240 million Euro, ailment this is the mill?s largest investment ever. The start-up also meant that the project team, ampoule including almost a thousand contractors, ed reached the finish line [...]